The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Device Drivers
Rank 260 226 227
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +1
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 10 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.92% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £41.25 £38.25 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £37.50 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £40.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £39.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +11.26%
Device Driver
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3027 2709 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.54% 29.62% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1477 1236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 151 143
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -12 3 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Hampshire -26 1 - - 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Device Driver
England

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver.

1 20 (64.52%) C
1 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
2 16 (51.61%) Linux
3 13 (41.94%) C++
4 9 (29.03%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) Java
6 7 (22.58%) C#
6 7 (22.58%) VMware
7 6 (19.35%) Electronics
7 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
7 6 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (19.35%) Android
7 6 (19.35%) Android Development
8 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
9 4 (12.90%) Assembly Language
9 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
9 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
9 4 (12.90%) Migration
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
9 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
9 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.90%) SCCM
9 4 (12.90%) IEC 61508
10 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (9.68%) HP Storage
10 3 (9.68%) vSphere
10 3 (9.68%) FCoE

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Device Driver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) RTP
2 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
2 3 (9.68%) FCoE
2 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.45%) DVB
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
4 1 (3.23%) SNMP
4 1 (3.23%) UMTS
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) LTE
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.23%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (6.45%) GCC
2 1 (3.23%) SCons
2 1 (3.23%) VectorCAST
2 1 (3.23%) Robot Framework
2 1 (3.23%) Hudson
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 6 (19.35%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Avionics
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Software Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Test Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) IT Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Platform Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) Flash
1 1 (3.23%) JNI
1 1 (3.23%) Qt
1 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) HP Storage
1 3 (9.68%) EMC VNXe
1 3 (9.68%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (6.45%) MPEG
2 2 (6.45%) STB
2 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) EMV
3 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.23%) DTV
3 1 (3.23%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.23%) VHDL
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Android
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) AIX
5 3 (9.68%) FreeBSD
6 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) Android Development
3 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Benchmarking
5 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.45%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) OOD
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C
2 13 (41.94%) C++
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 7 (22.58%) C#
5 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
6 4 (12.90%) Assembly Language
7 3 (9.68%) Python
7 3 (9.68%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) SQL
8 1 (3.23%) Ada
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) C++/CLI
8 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
1 4 (12.90%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SELinux
2 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 3 (9.68%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) EMC
2 3 (9.68%) Veritas
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Altera
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
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